Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 6

Shade plants for zone 6 gardening

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Aurea Marginata Plantain Lily

Hosta fortunei ‘Aurea Marginata’

Item #0692
Shade Loving

Beacon Silver Dead Nettle

Lamium maculatum ‘Beacon Silver’

Item #2489
Summer Flowering

Bridal Veil® Astilbe

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Bridal Veil’

Item #0159
Showy Flowers

Brunette Snakeroot

Cimicifuga ramosa ‘Brunette’

Item #0430
Woodland Garden

Cameo Series Rose & White Columbine

Aquilegia flabellata ‘Cameo Series Rose & White’

Item #0081
Cottage Garden Plant

Christmas Fern

Polystichum acrostichoides

Item #8371
Woodland Garden

Deutschland Astilbe

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Deutschland’

Item #0351
Shade Loving

Ginger Ale Coral Bells 

Heuchera ‘Ginger Ale’ P.P.# 18173

Item #2223
Dramatic Foliage Color

Gold Fountains Sedge

Carex dolichostachya ‘Kaga Nishiki’

Item #3593
Shade Loving

Green Sheen Japanese Spurge

Pachysandra terminalis ‘Green Sheen’

Item #6335
Shade Loving

High Contrast Lungwort

Pulmonaria ‘High Contrast’ P.P.# 12337

Item #4403
Dramatic Foliage Color

Hot Lips Turtlehead

Chelone lyonii ‘Hot Lips’

Item #2419
Fall Flowering

Ivory Prince Lenten Rose

Helleborus x hybridus ‘Walhelivor’ P.P.# 16199

Item #3999
Shade Loving

Lady In Red Fern

Athyrium filix-femina ‘Lady In Red’

Item #1924
Dramatic Foliage Color

Orchid Frost Spotted Dead Nettle

Lamium maculatum ‘Orchid Frost’ P.P.# 11122

Item #0908
Shade Loving

Rheinland Astilbe

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Rheinland’

Item #0354
Shade Loving

Sawtoothed Japanese Aucuba

Aucuba japonica ‘Serratifolia’

Item #0365
Shade Loving



Scarletta® Fetterbush

Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Zeblid’ P.P.# 5195
Item #4438
Dramatic Foliage Color


Silver Lace Christmas Rose

Helleborus argutifolius ‘Silver Lace’

Item #3545
Winter Flowering

Spreading Japanese Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Prostrata’

Item #2883
Easy Care Plant

Sum & Substance Hosta

Hosta x ‘Sum & Substance’

Item #8397
Shade Loving

Tassel Fern

Polystichum polyblepharum

Item #8372
Woodland Garden

Variegated Bishop’s Weed

Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegatum’

Item #1837

Variegated Jacob’s Ladder

Polemonium ‘Brise d’Anjou’ P.P.# 9781

Item #6536
Shade Loving


Variegated Solomon’s Seal

Polygonatum falcatum ‘Variegatum’

Item #1516
Shade Loving


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    Melissa Allen

    Wow this is by far the best list of shade plants I have come across! Thank you!

    Marshall Hosel

    Great list, thanks!

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